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Bug #2417 When some client POST a request with "short" boundary -- php return error
Submitted: 1999-10-01 08:09 UTC Modified: 2002-06-16 08:58 UTC
From: pfroment at gemme dot net Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Parser error
PHP Version: 3.0.12 OS: Solaris 2.5
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [1999-10-01 08:09 UTC] pfroment at gemme dot net
With php 3.x and php4 when you parse POST messgae, you don't test the "complete boundary" ( i.e --boundary) for each kind off DataType 
But some "CGI client" like perl 5.0.x check complete boundary for validate his send (ie they test if --$boundary is not present in DATA sending).
In the case of perl, I report the problem because the default boundary is "000" (Zero..Zero).
So when I send MultiPart and Field with alue equal to "X000" (like Y2K --> 2000) php don't receive all data and hang up.

I check PHP3 (mime.c) and PHP4 beta 2 (rfc1867.c) the problem is the same.
Could you make some think to correct this feature, Like NEWBOUNDARY.

Best Regards.
Pascal FROMENT
 

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 [2002-06-16 08:58 UTC] sander@php.net
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